Black Panther and 21 Bridges star Chadwick Boseman was confirmed dead on the 29th of August 2020 and the confirmation was first made on his Twitter handle. The 43 years old man had been diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and has since been fighting the disease while performing and featuring in high profile movies.
Even after his death, Chadwick Boseman broke another record today and he unfortunately didn’t live to visualize it. The tweet that confirmed his death became the most liked tweet of all time today and surpassed the previous record by over a million (1,000,000) likes. the most liked tweet on Twitter was formerly held by former US president Barrack Obama and is capped at a total of 4.3 million likes. This was the tweet;
But currently the most liked tweet is now at 6.8 million likes and it is the tweet about Chadwick’s death.
Also, the tweet is currently 5th on the list of the most retweeted tweets of all time. the most retweeted tweet of all time is a giveaway tweet from a Japanese Billionaire Yusaka Maezewa were he asked people to retweet and comment for a sum of over 100 Million yens.
Reports are estimating that the tweet may additionally become the most retweeted tweet as it is currently at 3 million (3,000,000) retweets.
Another record he broke was for the fastest to realize 1 Million likes as he did that in only 3 hours and got 5 million in less than a day.
Meanwhile, celebrities and fans worldwide have set out to condole with his family as his name has been on top of the trending list since the dawn of the day. His name also appeared on over 2 million tweets. he is known famously for his roles in Marvel’s Black Panther , and even have a movie setting out soon.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.